Wood Ant

Wood Ant

Observation - Wood Ant - UK and Ireland. Description: The ant's nest a large mound of fir-needles and twigs, with small lumpy balls of greyish solidified mud (?). The ants (each about 6 or 7mm in length) not very active on a wet day. Seen in large fir plantation.

The ant's nest a large mound of fir-needles and twigs, with small lumpy balls of greyish solidified mud (?). The ants (each about 6 or 7mm in length) not very active on a wet day. Seen in large fir plantation.